Warren Buffett Talks to Senators Sometimes
Warren Buffett spoke to Sen. Orrin Hatch before investing in the Tim Hortons/Burger King deal. This is the sort of conversation legislators should be having.
One Golf Course That's Great for Stock Tips
The Oakley Country Club in Watertown, Massachusetts, would seem to be the biggest hotbed of alleged insider trading since SAC Capital.
Some Money Market Funds Have to Be Honest With You
New SEC rules create a two-tier system: institutions get to know the cold hard truth about their investments' value, but individuals are still coddled.
The FBI Ran an Ultimate Fighting Pump-and-Dump Scam
Bloomberg View blogger Matt Levine on how the FBI took over a shell company and busted five stock promoters.
Texas Billionaire’s Odd Way of Saving Heirs Some Tax Dollars
It's not actually a good idea to lose $2.8 billion to save $1.1 billion in taxes.
SEC Wants to Give Everyone a Chance to Be a Bond Trader
What's the more important job for the SEC: optimizing market efficiency and stability or protecting retail investors?
There Might Be a Lot of Insider Trading
In research reported by Andrew Ross Sorkin on options trading before merger announcements, everything you'd predict, if you were maximally cynical, the researchers found.
Icahn’s Poker Buddy’s Golf Buddy Never Traded Clorox Stock
This case is not just embarrassing for Phil Mickelson, Billy Walters and Carl Icahn; it's also counterproductive for the purposes of insider-trading enforcement.
Sallie Krawcheck Proves Everything's an Index Fund Now
Index fund creep? Sallie Krawcheck changes 85 Broads' name to Ellevate and partners with Pax World to launch the Pax Ellevate Global Women's Index Fund.
Is It Still Insider Trading If You’re an Idiot?
From Bloomberg View blogger Matt Levine, an insider trading case that boggles the mind.